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Saturday August 27th, 2016 12:41AM
Week 1: Weather interrupts full season kickoff, but area teams shine through rain
Some people might feel the only winner on Friday night was the weather -- yet there were some impressive results on the first full weekend of high school football despite some long lightning delays.
8:00AM ( 7 hours from now )
Bacus, North Hall pull out victory over Branch in nail-biter
North Hall got three touchdown runs from Kyle Bacus, including runs of 92- and 51-yards, to pull out a nail-biting 21-20 victory over Flowery Branch Friday night at Falcons Field.
7:58AM ( 7 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Falcons-Trojans set to re-ignite dormant rivalry
As far as Flowery Branch's Anthony Woodall and Tyler Williams and North Hall's Mac Bennett and Jake Meeler are concerned, the Falcons-Trojans rivalry could be something from a dusty history book...
10:10PM ( 2 hours ago )
After pole run, Logano shooting for Michigan sweep
If Joey Logano was looking for a good omen for Sunday, he found it on Friday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway.
8:37PM ( 4 hours ago )
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
Football game previews: Week 1 offers old rivalries, new intriguing matchups
After last week's appetizer, the main course of the 2016 football season is finally on the table with 26 area teams in action this week.
8:27PM ( 4 hours ago )
Preseason: Arian Foster helps lead Dolphins over Falcons 17-6
Running back Arian Foster had a 2-yard touchdown run in the Miami Dolphins' 17-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night...
11:49AM ( 12 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Volleyball: East Hall notches 300th win for Deppe
The East Hall volleyball team extended its season record to 13-3 on Thursday by defeating White County 25-13, 25-11 in Cleveland -- a victory that gave coach Ted Deppe his 300th victory with the program.
8:55AM ( 15 hours ago )
Chase spots shrinking with three races left to cutoff
Last weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway changed everything. Maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but the resulting Chase Grid looks very different now than it did prior to Bristol.
8:00AM ( 16 hours ago )
Softball: Big inning propels Chestatee to 7-AAAA win
Chestatee used a 6-run fourth inning to erase an early deficit en route to taking a 7-3 victory over White County Thursday in both teams' Region 7-AAAA openers.
6:59AM ( 17 hours ago )
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Softball: North Hall wins pitcher's duel over East Hall for first place in 7-AAA
In an early battle for first place in Region 7-AAA, the North Hall girls softball team squeaked out a 1-0 nail-biter over host East Hall Thursday at East Hall Park.
6:15AM ( 18 hours ago )
Volleyball: GHS splits tri-match with Athens area schools
The Gainesville volleyball team split a tri-match on Thursday, losing to Athens Academy 2-1 (23-25, 25-22, 25-13) but defeating Clarke Central 2-0 (26-24, 25-17) in Gainesville.
11:51PM ( 1 day ago )
Volleyball: Johnson splits tri-match at Tallulah Falls
The Johnson girls volleyball team split a tri-match Thursday on the road.
9:28PM ( 1 day ago )
High School Sports Archive
High School
Pick Six: Strong, Sumlin entering 2016 on coaching hot seat
Even Les Miles, maybe the most successful coach in LSU history, is not safe from the hot seat
7:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Sydney rain forces changes in Cal, Hawaii training schedules
Heavy rainfall in Sydney over 12 hours into early Thursday morning forced changes to the practice schedules for California and Hawaii just two days away from their college football season-opener at the Olympic stadium
2:51AM ( 1 day ago )
Arrests disappointed, embarrassed, angered Notre Dame coach
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says his first reaction to six football players being arrested over the weekend was disappointment
8:52PM ( 2 days ago )
College Sports Archive
College
Gabby Douglas, Laura Marano join Miss America pageant panel
Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and musician and actress Laura Marano have been added as celebrity judges for the 2017 Miss America competition
5:09PM ( 4 days ago )
Kobe Bryant starts $100 million investment fund
Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant is moving to Wall Street, announcing the formation of a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in media and technology companies
4:27PM ( 4 days ago )
Smooth operator: Serbian guard Teodosic has NBA-ready game
Milos Teodosic is the best player many American hoop fans have never seen before
2:20PM ( 6 days ago )
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Pro Sports
Hamilton excited about starting Belgian GP from back of grid
Starting from the back row at the Belgian Grand Prix will do little for Lewis Hamilton's chances of a 50th career race win. But it will bring back exciting memories of his childhood days racing against the odds in karts.
3:41PM ( 8 hours ago )
Horner prevails for Street Stock win at Carteret County
James Horner and Jonathon Belfiore stole the show at Carteret County Speedway in Swansboro, North Carolina on Saturday night and it was Horner who stole the victory.
12:00PM ( 12 hours ago )
Dover agrees to sell Nashville Superspeedway to real estate company
Dover Motorsports Inc. has a new buyer for the Nashville Superspeedway in a commercial real estate development company.
1:38AM ( 23 hours ago )
NASCAR News Archive
Around The Track
Alon Day is ready to make his mark in NASCAR
Ask Alon Day if he was involved in other sports besides racing as a child, and he’ll give you a one-word answer: “War.” Day, 24, grew up in Israel, where war is an everyday reality.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
2:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Softball: Carver makes history, tosses perfect game for Lady Trojans
Niki Carver made history Tuesday night for the North Hall girls softball team.
By AccessWDUN Staff
1:18AM ( 2 days ago )